Criminal Background Checks: Cautious Employers Could Cost Their Company

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As a cautious employer, let’s say you run a criminal background check on all of your applicants. Your latest candidate’s report comes up with an arrest record from just a few months ago for theft but no conviction. What do you do? In a situation like this, it is best to call counsel because the wrong answer could cost the company.

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When we hear something like this from a client, there are many questions that start coming to mind, such as:

When in the hiring process did the employer ask about the criminal background

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